Sinai Synagogue, Leeds

Sinai Synagogue, Leeds
Basic information
Location Roman Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS8 2AN
Affiliation Reform Judaism
Status Active
Completed 1960

Sinai Synagogue, Leeds is a Reform Jewish community on Roman Avenue in Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1944[1] and is affiliated to the Movement for Reform Judaism.[2] Its current rabbi is Ian Morris.[3][4]

The community has a burial ground in current use at Harehills Cemetery, Leeds, which is managed by Leeds City Council.[5]


The community was founded in January 1944. It held services at Friends' Meeting House in Street Lane and, later, in Newton Park Union Church Schoolroom on Chapeltown Town Road. From about 1951 to 1960 it held its services in the defunct Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue building at 21 Leopold Street, Leeds 7. Its current synagogue building, on Roman Road in Roundhay, dates from 1960 and was purpose-built.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 "Sinai (Reform) Synagogue Leeds, West Yorkshire". Congregation Data. JCR-UK. 22 August 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  2. "Simcha at Sinai". Movement for Reform Judaism. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  3. Morris, Ian. "Welcome to Sinai!". Sinai Synagogue, Leeds. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  4. "Rabbi Morris in focus". Sinai Synagogue, Leeds. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  5. "Sinai Synagogue Cemetery (Leeds)". Leeds Jewish Community West Yorkshire. JCR-UK. 20 September 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015.

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